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The bluest eye

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2000, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove -- a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others -- who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morrison, Toni.
Bluest eye.
New York : Knopf, 2000, ©1993
(OCoLC)608998515
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 0375411550 9780375411557
OCLC Number: 43963986
Notes: Originally published: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970.
"Oprah's book club"--Jacket.
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 215 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Toni Morrison ; with a new afterword by the author.

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It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove -- a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate all others -- who prays for her eyes to turn blue: so that she will be beautiful, so that people will look at her, so that her world will be different. This is the story of the nightmare at the heart of her yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment.

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